Gas prices rise 19 cents in past month

Published 7:15 am Monday, January 26, 2009

MONTGOMERY — AAA reports the statewide average price for a gallon of regular has risen about 21 cents in the past month.

The statewide average for regular is $1.74 Monday.

The national average for regular is ten cents higher.

The statewide average for midgrade and premium fuels also rose to $1.85 and $1.91, respectively.

AAA said Mobile and Huntsville each tied for the highest metro average for regular at $1.76. It was cheapest in Montgomery at $1.71 a gallon.